Greubel-Poser, Garrett combine to win World Cup bobsled

BY foxsports • January 8, 2016

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) Jamie Greubel-Poser and Cherelle Garrett of the United States posted the fastest time in both runs Friday to win the gold medal in a women's World Cup bobsled race at Mount Van Hoevenberg.

Greubel-Poser and Garrett finished their two runs in 1 minute, 53.48 seconds. Reigning Olympic champion Kaillie Humphries and Melissa Lotholz of Canada were second in 1:53.91, and Austria's Christina Hengster and Sanne Monique Dekker were third in 1:54.30.

It was Greubel-Poser's second win of the season and third overall. She closed within 10 points of Humphries for the overall series lead, with four of the eight races on the World Cup schedule for the season now complete.

The two-man bobsled event will be completed later Friday.

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